light-bearer | Billy Marchenski
British Columbia Premiere
A fallen being is tormented by memories of paradise.
This work will be performed and recorded every day at Iona beach, on Lulu Island, from July 7th-12th, with a stream available at noon the following day of each recording. This process will allow viewers to see how the low tides effect the work. Make sure to check the link below throughout the 7th-12th to view each iteration of the work.
Click HERE to watch light-bearer!
A COVID Commission work
Choreographer | Creator| Director| Production Design: Billy Marchenski
Composer: Billy Marchenski & Andreas Kahre
Performers: Billy Marchenski
Producer: Firehall Arts Centre
Cinematographer: Israel Seoane, Kryshan Randel, & Josh Hite
Dramaturg: Lesley Ewen
Additional Credits: Alison Denham, Outside eye
Cinematographer: Kryshan Randel
Video artist: Scott Billings
Billy graduated from the School for the Contemporary Arts at SFU. He has been performing in Vancouver for over 20 years in Indie Theatre and Contemporary dance. Billy was the recipient of the Sydney J Risk prize for his show, “slowpoke,” inspired by a visit to the Chernobyl Exclusion zone in 2011. He is a member of the Butoh group “gigamal.”